980 Bluff City Blvd.
Accepts: Aluminum, brass, copper, other metals
Contact: (847) 742-4600; bluffcityrecycling.com
Hours: Mon-Fri 6am-6pm; Sat 6am-5pm; Sun 8am-noon
660 Shiller St.
Accepts: Aluminum, brass, copper, metals, electronics (TVs for a fee), appliances including items containing refrigerants (fee applies)
Contact: (847) 741-4100; elginrecycling.com
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
800 N State St.
Accepts: New and gently used building materials, furniture, home decor
Contact: (847) 742-9905; habitatnfv.org
Hours: Tues-Sun 9am-5pm
1320 Spaulding Rd.
Accepts: Leaves, grass. branches. logs, stumps, sod, clean dirt (no other construction debris)
Contact: (847) 931-2900; midwestcompostllc.com
Hours: Mon-Fri 6am-4pm; Sat 6am-12pm
156 Fort Hill Dr.
Accepts: Hazardous waste items (including unused prescription medications)
Hours: Sat and Sun 9am-2pm, excluding holidays
Note: Latex paint is not accepted at the drop-off center. No appointment needed. Completely free.
Waste Management Bluff City Transfer Station
1225 Gifford Rd.
Contact: (847) 608-7543
Hours: Mon-Fri 6am-4pm
Accepts: Municipal solid waste and recycling, yard waste, construction and demolition debris